Translation of hemidemisemiquaver in Spanish:

hemidemisemiquaver

semifusa, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌhɛmɪdɛmɪˈsɛmɪkweɪvə//ˌhɛmiˌdɛmiˈsɛmiˌkweɪvər/

noun

British

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    semifusa feminine
    • We hear his dizzy, endless melodic chain of hemidemisemiquavers pouring from the chromatic button keyboard of three accordions.
    • Endless varieties of notational patterns (up to hemidemisemiquavers) and ornaments can be created by combing the characters in the font
    • It's pretty unusual to find hemidemisemiquavers in pieces of music, because most of the time they're too short to be significant - just 1/64th of a semibreve.
    • There was this very specific attention to every hemidemisemiquaver and how quintuplets were going to inter-relate with this and how the texture of the cymbalom would work with the mandolin versus the harps and so on.
    • Jackson is a noted perfectionist who wants to get every hemidemisemiquaver right, and if the material is strong enough that true emotion gets through the handiwork, all the better.